Dave MacLeod Repeats Hunger 5.14d at The Anvil

November 6th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in 2013.04, International, News, Routes | Comments Off on Dave MacLeod Repeats Hunger 5.14d at The Anvil

It took 14 years from his first attempt to his send


Photographer Peter Hoang Speaking in Canmore

October 3rd, 2019 by gripped | Posted in 2013.04, Events, Profiles | Comments Off on Photographer Peter Hoang Speaking in Canmore

Peter will show rock, ice and mountain images in Canmore on Oct. 3


Bull Elk is Huge New Route on Elkhorn on Vancouver Island

August 12th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in 2013.04, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Bull Elk is Huge New Route on Elkhorn on Vancouver Island

The 900-metre 5.10 was climbed over two day in early August


New 22-Pitch 5.10 on B.C.’s Big Rugged Mountain

August 9th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in 2013.04, News, Profiles | Comments Off on New 22-Pitch 5.10 on B.C.’s Big Rugged Mountain

The Southwest Face route was established over two years


Babsi Zangerl Sends Everything is Karate 5.14c/d

June 6th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in 2013.04, International, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Babsi Zangerl Sends Everything is Karate 5.14c/d

Babsi Zangerl is in California and has sent Everything is Karate 5.14c/d, a route bolted by Pat O’Donnell in 2012 and sent by Ethan Pringle in 2016. It’s been repeated a number of times, […]


Ice Climber Dies from Injuries After B.C. Avalanche

March 12th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in 2013.04, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Ice Climber Dies from Injuries After B.C. Avalanche

An ice climber has died after being involved in an avalanche on an ice climb near Field, B.C. called Massey’s. The 30-year-old woman was part of a guided group. Parks Canada responded to the […]


Couples Goals: Watch Jess and Allison Roskelley on Classic Ice

March 2nd, 2019 by gripped | Posted in 2013.04, International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Couples Goals: Watch Jess and Allison Roskelley on Classic Ice

Watch as couple Jess and Allison Roskelley climb the classic Bridal Veil Falls in Telluride, Colorado. “Doing life together, doing it well,” – that’s what drives the partners-in-life who share a passion for the […]


Watch a Scary Squamish Highline Free Solo

January 8th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in 2013.04, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch a Scary Squamish Highline Free Solo

Spencer Seabrook set the world record for the longest free-solo highline in Squamish back in 2015. Watch him walk a 70-metre long line without a tether or connection to the rope. He’s 250 metres […]


10 Big Sends in Canadian Climbing 2018

December 26th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in 2013.04, News, Profiles | Comments Off on 10 Big Sends in Canadian Climbing 2018

Many big climbs went down in Canada in 2018, from first ascents to hard repeats from coast to coast to coast. While wildfire smoke, extreme heat and rain slowed sending season in different parts […]


Top Quebec Cyclist Now Climber and MC

December 13th, 2018 by gripped | Posted in 2013.04, Profiles | Comments Off on Top Quebec Cyclist Now Climber and MC

François Parisien is a retired professional cyclist and World Tour race winner who now spends his time climbing. In 2005, Parisien won the Canadian Road Race Championship, which led to nearly a decade of […]